Example sentences for: palliative

How can you use “palliative” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Finally, we did not account for differences between patients' severity of illness, variations in residents' critical or palliative care experience, comfort in caring for dying patients or the influence of the fellow or attending physician on management decisions.

  • Until recently, most research in psychosocial oncology and palliative care focused exclusively on the patient.

  • The purpose of the Palliative Performance Scale (PPS) is to assess the physical condition and functional status of persons receiving palliative care.

  • Though the term "palliative sedation" seems to be more appropriate, it must be distinguished from those situations in other phases of palliative care, when palliative sedation is used for burdensome diagnostic or painful therapeutic procedures (e.g.

  • The wide variations in frequency to choose sedation as an procedure in end-of-life care across different centres suggest different attitudes of doctors and policies of institutions rather than the patients' preferences or needs [ 26 ] . The purpose of this retrospective study was to investigate reasons for the request and the application of sedation in terminal situations in our palliative care unit in the years 1995-2002, and the relevance of guidelines.

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